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Books Ming has read
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Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
by Seth Godin
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A Little History of Religion
by Richard Holloway
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The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
by Ryan Holiday, Stephen Hanselman
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The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
by Kelly McGonigal
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The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion
by Jonathan Haidt
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The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure
by Grant Cardone
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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
by Jack Weatherford
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Ego Is the Enemy
by Ryan Holiday
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Saved my life and pulled me out of one of the lowest points in my life
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This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States
by Anja Manuel
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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
by Mark Manson
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Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships
by Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha
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The Prophet
by Kahlil Gibran
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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
by Matthew Desmond
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NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children
by Po Bronson, Ashley Merryman
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Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley
by Antonio Garcia Martinez
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Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
by Jocko Willink, Leif Babin
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Quite simply, the best and most practical leadership book I've ever read. Most leadership books are shit, but this is chuck full of super practical and applicable notes.
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How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life
by Scott Adams
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Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them
by Joshua Greene
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The Richest Man in Babylon
by George Samuel Clason
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The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life
by Nick Lane
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
by Jared M. Diamond
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Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
by Adam Grant
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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst
by Robert M. Sapolsky
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How To Win Friends and Influence People
by Dale Carnegie
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
by Yuval Noah Harari
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The Fountainhead
by Ayn Rand
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Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
by Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli
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Go for No! : Yes Is the Destination, No Is How You Get There
by Andrea Waltz, Richard Fenton
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Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics
by Richard H. Thaler
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Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work
by Steven Kotler, Jamie Wheal
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The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human
by V. S. Ramachandran
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The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
by Steven Pressfield
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The Gene: An Intimate History
by Siddhartha Mukherjee
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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
by Angela Duckworth
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Power of An Hour: Business and Life Mastery in One Hour A Week
by Dave Lakhani
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Steve Jobs
by Walter Isaacson
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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
by J. D. Vance
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Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
by Kim Scott
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Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
by Adam Grant
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Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health
by Gary Taubes
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Outliers: The Story of Success
by Malcolm Gladwell
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Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship
by Robert C. Martin
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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
by Phil Knight
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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
by Richard P. Feynman, P Feynman
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The Miracle of Morning Pages: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Most Important Artist's Way Tool: A Special from Tarcher/Penguin
by Julia Cameron
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change Interactive Edition
by Stephen R. Covey
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Ego Is the Enemy
by Ryan Holiday
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Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
by Kim Scott
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How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
by Benedict Carey
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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity
by Carlo Rovelli
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How Not to be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
by Jordan Ellenberg
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Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
by Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool
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Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade
by Robert Cialdini
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking
by Susan Cain
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Awaken The Giant Within
by Tony Robbins
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The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work
by Shawn Achor
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Siddhartha
by Herman Hesse
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Lying
by Sam Harris
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The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics
by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alastair Smith
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Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
by Chris Voss, Tahl Raz
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The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
by Ben Horowitz
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Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
by Steve Krug
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A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age
by Daniel J. Levitin
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Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
by Chip Heath, Dan Heath
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How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World
by Steven Johnson
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The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
by Kevin Kelly
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1984: A Novel
by George Orwell
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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
by Robert B. Cialdini, PhD
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The Kite Runner: Rejacketed
by Khaled Hosseini
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Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers
by Timothy Ferriss
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Life changing tips.
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The Prince
by Niccolò Machiavelli
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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
by Ray Kurzweil
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
by Bill Bryson
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Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business
by Charles Duhigg
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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself
by Jamie A. Davies
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The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
by John Gottman, PhD, Nan Silver
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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
by Ashlee Vance
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Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
by Nir Eyal
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Terrific book chock full of reminders on what makes products tick... or not. ;)
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Ready Player One
by Ernest Cline
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Rebirth: A Fable of Love, Forgiveness, and Following Your Heart
by Kamal Ravikant
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A book that touched my soul and made me appreciate life. My fav bits below...
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Atlas Shrugged
by Ayn Rand
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She Comes First: The Thinking Man's Guide to Pleasuring a Woman
by Ian Kerner
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The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
by Ryan Holiday
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
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Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
by Chip Heath, Dan Heath
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